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Gala Theatre Durham

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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Could do better.

We have had to visits to the Gala Theatre recently, both of which were thoroughly entertaining. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Book Festival Event

Small local theatre with great seating that is comfortable and all seats seem to give a good view... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Durham, United Kingdom
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“comedy store”(6 reviews)
“comedy night”(4 reviews)
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Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had to visits to the Gala Theatre recently, both of which were thoroughly entertaining. The sound quality is excellent and the seats are very comfortable, though some of them are becoming a little bit worn by now. Having said that, improvements could easily...More

Thank holidaymanWashington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small local theatre with great seating that is comfortable and all seats seem to give a good view of the stage. Bar available for pre theatre drink. Multi storey car park lift to the Gala level. Lift available to all floors.

1  Thank RiverWear
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a night at the Funny Bones Comedy night at The Gala theatre. Excellent night. All staff were very friendly. Compare was brilliant. There were 3 comedians, all very different but very good at there own theme. Tickets were very reasonable at £8.50 although...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We live in Durham and put up with the various problems with the Gala theatre as it is all we have, until the new Odeon opens. It is regularly impossible to buy tickets from the box office by phone as their line rings and rings...More

1  Thank katharine a
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Another great night at the Gala Theatre. Very comfortable seating and excellent staff throughout. Long queues at the downstairs bar, but less so upstairs.

Thank Ann E
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Small but well designed. Great sound. Very clean. Comfortable seats. Friendly and helpful staff. Good views from seats. A little gem of a place.

Thank 124craigs
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Just had one of the best nights out at the sage /the event was the illegal Eagles / what a talented bunch of musician / one lady said she’d seen the original Eagles and this group gave then a close run .it helps as well...More

Thank Irene P
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Friday 14th sept 2018. Worst 3 'comedians' i have ever been to see in my life! Went with my gf for a nice local night out for a few laughs. However the acts failed to make either of us laugh in any true sense at...More

1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

As part of the Durham Brass Festival I attended this absolutely awesome show which was way past my expectations. A great band which played a range of music to address something for everyone. The chorus singers were fab and sang a range of songs from...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We went to the theatre to see some up and coming comedians, The venue is nice and small and the acts weren't bad. Nice Resteraunts outside the venue also.

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mrs M
3 December 2016|
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Response from michelle b | Reviewed this property |
I would say 4 -6 rows from front on the middle.
Sheila S
8 September 2016|
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Response from BluePete | Reviewed this property |
Not sure , best thing to do is check the website
16 June 2016|
Response from holidaymanWashington | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can see, there is nothing on at the theatre, at the moment. There may be something on at their cinema but the listings aren't up yet. Best advice is to keep checking on their website, for up to date events.